2008, 180 Seiten, kartoniert, englisch
The story of Bill Hook’s life with his many passions: chess, painting, traveling, photography and blackjack.
Bill Hook won a gold medal at the Chess Olympiad and his friends include street hustlers and world champions.
He played with the likes of Stanley Kubrick, Harold Schonberg, Marcel Duchamp and Miguel Najdorf.
After Bill Hook had beaten him four times in a row, a very young Bobby Fischer started crying. Now Hook lives and plays on the Virgin Islands. An admirable and colorful life.